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French Defense Minister: Several Hundred Islamists Killed in Mali Operation

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Hundreds of Islamist militants have been killed in Mali by French troops, France's defense minister said.

Jean-Yves Le Drian said "several hundred" militants died in airstrikes on vehicles carrying fighters and during combat with French forces, resulting in "great damage on the jihadist terrorist groups," the BBC reports.